| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Country-music renovator Dwight Yoakam has canceled his Wednesday performance at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, due to “circumstances beyond Dwight’s control,” his team says on Twitter.
Shows at Harrah’s in Cherokee, N.C., on Friday...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Grizzly Bear is a band we love to love, both for its rumpled Brooklyn pedigree and the spare, delicate and cerebral poetry of songs such as “Two Weeks” (the relative hit from 2009’s “Veckatimest”) or “Speaking in...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:53 AM
What was it, like 17 degrees when you went out this morning? Perfect time for a little news from SunFest. The annual five-day boogie-down on the lakefront in West Palm Beach is May 1-5 this year, and the lineup announced Thursday morning will warm you...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:14 AM
Grace Potter is well aware of the evanescence of fame and the kind of physical beauty that gets you noticed. So as the decade-in-the-making overnight success story of her band, the Nocturnals, has finally reached pop-culture critical mass, Potter is...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:02 PM
When Daryl Hall and John Oates begin a two-night stand at Hard Rock Live this Friday, they’ll experience something Oates believes eluded the R&B-loving pop duo at the height of their now-43-year-old career: respect.
“Back in the day, in the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Stepkids are currently the biggest thing to come out of Bridgeport. And now they're playing a hometown show. For free. On McLevy Green. They just played huge festivals like Electric Forest in Michigan, Bonnaroo in Tennesee and they're about to play...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:26 AM
Kenny Rogers says country music has been changed by the Taylor Swifts of the world. But Rogers, 74, says he continues doing the music he always has in a solo career that’s now spanned more than 35 years. Those songs......
| Feb 19, 2013
| 4:33 PM
The British are coming, the British are coming -- to Bonnaroo for 2013....
| Jul 10, 2013
| 4:32 PM
He’s hunted down America’s most gut-busting food challenges, sought its best sandwiches — and now Adam Richman is ready to party. For his newest series, Adam Richman’s Fandemonium, the popular Travel Channel host crisscrosses the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Well, the name certainly fits. Pretty Lights – aka electronic music star Derek Vincent Smith – probably jacked up the electric bill by hundreds of dollars on Wednesday at the UCF Arena, with a show designed to be seen as much as heard. Smith...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The “southeast” of Jason Isbell’s new album, Southeastern, could be in Australia, where a guy sits across from a friend at a table in the song “New South Wales,” “1,000 miles from [their] mothers,” as they think...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 6:53 AM
Expanding Sound Check's focus away from Hampton Roads, I see excitement building over the Interlocken Music Festival which will bring Neil Young, Zac Brown and Widespread Panic to an historic farm south of Charlottesville.
The festival will take place...